Why you’re feeling cold this winter

*Collaborative Poat* As the nights start drawing in, and you find yourself putting on fluffy socks to sleep in, you might notice that you’re still feeling a little cold. There are a few reasons for that, so here are some of them – and how you can keep toasty this winter. A problem with your boiler You might notice that your heating isn’t working to its full capacity and your radiators aren’t getting as hot any more. If you haven’t {Read More}

How to manage your blogging income and why you should make it a priority

*collaborative post* Running a blog is fun. But it is also a lot of work, as is running any small business. Some of the tasks are enjoyable, others, not so much. Especially doing the accounts. But it is a job you really cannot afford to neglect. When it is time to submit your tax return you will be sorry you did not keep up with your accounting tasks. Fortunately, things are easier than they used to be. You just need {Read More}

Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home

*Collaborative Post* As a parent, you might have spotted the word STEM appearing from time to time, without actually understanding what it really means. STEM is basically an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths; four crucial subjects with regards to your child’s education. STEM subjects provide children with a range of key life skills that they can transfer through different aspects of their life, from solving problems to thinking critically. In addition, children who have a deeper interest in {Read More}

4 Tips for Clearing and Making Your Living Room Feel New Again

*Collaborative Post* While unlike a loft or a garage, your living room might not be overrun with junk. However, you might be surprised at just how much clutter your living room might have accumulated over the past few years. Which can leave it feeling overrun and just not a very nice place to relax in. So, how can you clear your living room and make it feel new again? 1: Use Fewer Remotes When it comes to our living rooms, {Read More}

Night driving safety tips

*collaborative post*  With almost half of all recorded road accidents occurring in the darkened conditions of night, it’s easy to see that night driving is more dangerous than day driving. Which makes sense, on the face of things – the less you can see, the higher the chance of bumping into things (and if you have been bumped into, see car accident collision for more info). The same can be said of the higher probability of catching your little toe {Read More}

Taking care of your smile

Ever since my first filling at 11-years-old, I have had a real thing about teeth. I absolutely hated the whole experience of having a filling and it really made me conscious about how important taking care of your smile and your teeth really is. This is something I am trying to instil in my own children too as I want them to have a good experience with the dentists and know how to keep their smiles at their best (although {Read More}

Reverse Mortgages Versus HECMs: Is There a Difference?

*Collaborative Post* When you retire, whole new worlds open up to you. One of those worlds is the world of home mortgages. As long as you are a home-owning adult, you can get a standard home mortgage, but you have to be an adult to get a proprietary reverse mortgage or an HECM. If you are interested in one or the other, it is important to understand how they work and what the differences are between them. The Basics of {Read More}

How Kaplan GRE Prep Can Help Mom’s Pursuing a Graduate Degree

*Editorial Post* Pursuing a graduate degree can significantly improve a person’s life. Moms, for example, will have greater earning power, and better chances of advancing in their careers if they have a graduate degree. A master’s or doctoral degree is an effective platform for moms to enhance their education and expand their employment opportunities, which, in time, can also impact the lives of their families. If you’re planning to earn a graduate degree soon, prepare for the GRE or Graduate {Read More}

Maintaining Your Friendship With Your Best (And Childless) Friend

*Collaborative Post*Pexels – CC0 Licence Being a parent is tough. You feel angry on occasion, but when you talk about your children to others, they are your perfect little angels. But what about when you speak to others who don’t have children? You might be the first of your friends to have children, but when you are hanging out with your friends, you’ll have a baby hanging off you, and you may start to feel that you are different, especially {Read More}

5 home security tips to give you peace of mind

*Collaborative Post* Is there anything more frustrating than heading up to bed and suddenly wondering if you remembered to lock the front door? The idea of someone gaining access to your property and scouring through your possessions is both terrifying and heartbreaking. So, it’s no wonder that many of us worry about keeping our homes secure and our children safe. Well, now that winter is here and the nights are longer, it’s time to consider upgrading your home security to {Read More}